Sudan national team coach Hubert Velud has revealed the reason behind his success on the African continent.
The tactician says he first fell in love with his adopted continent – Africa before enjoying a great deal of success.
From leading Togo, to taking charge of several clubs in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, Velud says its that one simple secret that has taken him far.
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“To coach in Africa, you need to love the continent first and foremost, and to adopt a flexible mindset,” Velud told FIFA.com.
“You also need to have a desire to explore and discover the countries where you work.
“Coaching in Africa has brought me a lot of success, especially in Algeria, which got my foot in the door before I went on to win the CAF Champions League with TP Mazembe.
“That title landed me lots of coaching offers, but all this came about because I love and appreciate Africa.”
Hubert Velud’s Coaching Career
Velud has coached Châlons-sur-Marne, Gap, Paris FC, Gazélec Ajaccio, Clermont, Cherbourg, Créteil, Toulon, Beauvais and TP Mazembe.
He also managed the Togo national football team from 2009 to 2010.